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MERLOT II


    

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Community College Open Textbook Project

by Claire Fontaine
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Description:
This is a collection of open textbooks currently under consideration for review by the Community College Open Textbook Project (http://www.collegeopentextbooks.org) of the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (http://cccoer.wordpress.com).
Prerequisites:
Most of these open textbooks are licensed under a Creative Commons license. Textbooks available under the GNU Free Documentation License are noted. Under a GNU Free Document License, readers are free to copy and distribute the text; they are also free to modify it, which allows them to adapt the book to different needs, and to help develop new material.
Assessment Methodology:
If you are interested in reviewing any of these open textbooks, please contact Dr. Judy Baker at bakerjudy@foothill.edu for details about volunteering.

Authorized users only:


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About America: How the United States is Governed


Added 04/08/2009
federal gov so accessible and public domain
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Anatomy and Physiology of Animals


Added 04/08/2009
GNU license
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Anatomy Atlases


Added 04/08/2009
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AP Environmental Science


Added 04/08/2009
multi media files available as downloadable zip
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Art History


Added 04/08/2009
Under a GNU Free Documentation License.
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Biochemistry


Added 04/08/2009
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Calculus


Added 04/08/2009
part of MIT courseware
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Calculus-Based Physics


Added 04/08/2009
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CHAOS: CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM


Added 04/08/2009
PDF is not accessible, proprietary copyright nonlinear science Georgia Tech
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Introductory Statistics / Collaborative Statistics


Added 04/08/2009
Accessibility information about Collaborative Statistics is available at http://cnx.org/content/m17211/latest/
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College Algebra


Added 04/08/2009
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Communication Skills


Added 04/08/2009
Not Accessible, no tagging for reading order, no alternative text for images
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Democracy in Brief


Added 04/08/2009
video available, captioned, public domain because produced by fed gov
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Discover Physics


Added 04/08/2009
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Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases


Added 04/08/2009
RTF files in addition to pdfs
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Ethics Online Textbook


Added 04/08/2009
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Financial Analysis


Added 04/08/2009
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First Aid


Added 04/08/2009
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Formal Logic


Added 04/08/2009
GNU licensing
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Free Medical Information: Doctor = Publisher


Added 04/08/2009
manual for Doctors who want to author medical texts
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French


Added 04/08/2009
GNU licensing
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Accounting II


Added 04/08/2009
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Genes and Disease


Added 04/08/2009
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Genomes


Added 04/08/2009
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Dimensions (geometry)


Added 04/08/2009
Video textbook, not accessible in all players. See chart http://www.dimensions-math.org/Dim_download_E.htm
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Help Me Understand Genetics


Added 04/08/2009
Public domain
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Hippocampus US History


Added 04/08/2009
interactive media, not accessible
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HIV Medicine


Added 04/08/2009
video included Dated material
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Human Physiology


Added 04/08/2009
Under a GNU free documentation license.
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Information Systems


Added 04/08/2009
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Inside the Cell


Added 04/08/2009
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Intermediate Algebra


Added 04/08/2009
PDF files are not 508 compliant
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Accounting I


Added 04/08/2009
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Programming in C


Added 04/08/2009
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Human Rights in Brief


Added 04/08/2009
government publication so public domain
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Intro to Logic


Added 04/08/2009
PDF and on demand print available
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Introduction to Philosophy


Added 04/08/2009
HTML can be printed but may not be very neat and tidy
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Introduction to Psychology


Added 04/08/2009
PDF available
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Introductory Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications


Added 04/08/2009
document lists public domain, copyright, and creative commons all at once. No clarity on copyability
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Liberte: A first year French textbook


Added 04/08/2009
NOT ACCESSIBLE pdf is not tagged, images do not have alternative text
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Linear Algebra


Added 04/08/2009
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Linear Methods of Applied Mathematics


Added 04/08/2009
HTML uses frames so may not work with screen readers for blind readers
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Clear and Simple: Developing Effective Print Materials for Low-Literate Readers


Added 04/08/2009
Federal Agency Material is Public Domain
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A Modern Formal Logic Primer


Added 04/08/2009
PDFs are not accessible, untagged no alternative text for images
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Macroeconomics


Added 04/08/2009
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Medical Knowledge Base


Added 04/08/2009
Wiki
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Medicines by Design


Added 04/08/2009
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Microeconomics


Added 04/08/2009
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Modern Genetic Analysis


Added 04/08/2009
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Multivariable Calculus


Added 04/08/2009
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Online Biology Book


Added 04/08/2009
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Open Shakespeare


Added 04/08/2009
Part of Open Shakespeare Package
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Our Ocean Planet: Environmental Science in the 21st Century


Added 04/08/2009
not accessible, no alternative text on images
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Outline of American Geography


Added 04/08/2009
copyright on original text but abridged version appears from US government pages so unclear if copyrighted or public domain. No alt tags on the maps
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Outline of US History


Added 04/08/2009
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Outline of the US Legal System


Added 04/08/2009
federal publication so public domain and accessible
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Political Economy


Added 04/08/2009
Wiki Book under GNU licensing
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PreAlgebra


Added 04/08/2009
PDF only and PDF's are not tagged or otherwise accessible
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Probability and statistics EBook


Added 04/08/2009
translations are automated so not truly multi-lingual
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Simple Nature


Added 04/08/2009
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Social Psychology Wikibook


Added 04/08/2009
GNU licensing
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Spanish


Added 04/08/2009
Not appropriate for hearing impaired as not captioned and flash enabled
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Statistics, Probability, and Data Collection Wikibook


Added 04/08/2009
Under GNU Free Documentation License
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The Brain: Understanding Neurobiology Through the Study of Addiction


Added 04/08/2009
PDF is not accessible to screen readers
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The Math Open Reference Project


Added 04/08/2009
some interactive content
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The New Genetics


Added 04/08/2009
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The Physical Environment: Intro to Physical Geography


Added 04/08/2009
copyright held by author, NOT CREATIVE COMMONS
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The Structures of Life


Added 04/08/2009
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Python for Software Design: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist


Added 04/08/2009
Under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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Trigonometry Wikibook


Added 04/08/2009
GNU licensing
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Understanding Algebra


Added 04/08/2009
No permissions to copy without contacting the author. PDF not accessible
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US Economy in Brief


Added 04/08/2009
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US History


Added 04/08/2009
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USA LITERATURE in BRIEF


Added 04/08/2009
audio available for some readings, transcripts downloadable from a link
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Vector Calculus


Added 04/08/2009
PDF available
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World Factbook


Added 04/08/2009
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9/11 Commission Report


Added 04/08/2009
Not a textbook. A reference work
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Elementary Algebra


Added 04/08/2009
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How to Think Like a Computer Scientist


Added 04/08/2009
Under GNU Free Documentation License
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Intermediate Algebra


Added 04/08/2009
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The Habitable Planet


Added 04/08/2009
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Rediscovering Biology


Added 04/08/2009
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Geothermal Energy


Added 04/08/2009
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Spanish


Added 04/08/2009
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Smart History


Added 04/08/2009
lots of interactive scripting so may not be accessible
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OC Photography Program


Added 04/08/2009
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Computing Life


Added 04/08/2009
public domain...I think
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